A Timeline Visit to Rochester, Illinois

Cotton, Violins & Shots in the Night: A Timeline Visit to Rochester, Illinois, brings 200 years of stories together in one intriguing volume.

Read about the:
  • Cotton Baron
  • Renowned Violinist
  • Downtown Gunfight
  • UFO Sighting
  • Bank Robbery
  • Hot-air Balloons
  • Student Strike
  • U.S. Presidents
  • Mountain in Alaska
  • Trolleys and Trains
  • And Much More...
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Cotton, Violins & Shots in the Night:
A Timeline Visit to Rochester, Illinois

  • Hundreds of stories and more than 600 photos
  • Rochester Township's first comprehensive history
  • Commemoration of Rochester's 150th birthday
A perfect gift for anyone who has ever lived in Rochester - and for all local-history enthusiasts.

Cotton, Violins & Shots in the Night

$28.00 plus $6.00 s&h.
Contact us at 217-498-7325 for more information.

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